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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Wayne Community College begins fall waiting on funds

Wayne Community College expects to receive its budget figures from the state Friday. Fall classes, however, started this morning. It's an irony not lost on officials at the college, who say they look both ways during budget time --...

Boats afloat

Airmen assigned to Seymour Johnson's 4th Fighter Wing participated in the Build-a-Boat competition. They were given an hour to build boats out of cardboard and duct tape, then race across the base pool competing for the overall fastest time...

Funeral home open again with new name

The former E.M. Matthews Funeral Home at 401 N. William St. is back in business under new management and with a new name -- Community Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Goldsboro. "Community Funeral Home is open and Michael...

County looks at solar farm regs

The county planning department is looking to update its zoning laws as the solar farm industry continues to grow in Wayne County. During the Planning Board's meeting Tuesday night, a solar farm ordinance that would mandate building regulations --...

Pennies from Angels raises more than $5K at 12th annual banquet

Pennies from Angels held its 12th annual banquet July 27 at Farmington Heights in Wilson. There were 230 people present for the event. Blended Hands of Pikeville shared their talents with all those that were there with their sign...

Optimist Club gives computers to families

During the 2012-13 school year, the Optimist Club of Goldsboro distributed 42 computers to low-income families with 105 children enrolled in the Wayne County Public Schools through its Optimist Computers4Kids program. The computers were donated by county residents and...

Nominations of advocates for people with disabilities sought

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities is inviting nominations for its Hefner Award, which recognizes a state resident for outstanding advocacy and service on behalf of improving the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities....